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Barclay's Universal dictionary; containing an explanation of difficult words and technical terms, in all faculties and professions ... Also a pronouncing dictionary ... The origin of each word ... An epitome of the history of England ... A description of the various states, provinces, and chief towns of the known world; a statement of the sects and divisions of the Christian Church; together with a brief history of the prophets and apostles; an account of the counties, cities, and market towns in Great Britain, with their distances from London; and a collection of our most common proverbs. To which are added, a chronological series of remarkable events ... a sketch of the constitution, government, and trade of Great Britain, with a brief list of some of the most eminent men of learning and genius; to which are prefixed, a free inquiry into the antiquity of letters; a short essay on the origin and antiquity of the English tongue; and an easy introduction to English grammar